It was a couple from Mexico, David Zepeda & Paulina Posadas, that secured the $7000 prize for their sizzling performance at this Tuesday’s 6 Degrees Salsa competition Finals. Amateur category winners were local dancers Rob Quaresma and Lauren Fuller (below) from Toronto’s Latin Energy Dance Company.
Photos credit: Toronto Salsa Passion
The competition, which began on February 22nd, 2011, was organized by Jennifer Aucoin in association with Six Degrees Nightclub. Jennifer is the founder of Steps Dance Studio, and the organizer of the annual Canada Salsa Congress.
The Six Degrees Salsa Competition featured over $20,000 in prizes, including $7000 first place for the professional division, $2000 2nd place professional and $1000 3rd place professional plus trips to worldwide Salsa events for the Amateur division. The finals for both categories were held on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.